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of parliament have been questioning paul stephenson the chief of scotland yard who resigned over the scandal. his second in command and assistant police chief stepped down yesterday. he told the panel he did no wrong and wanted to restore confidence in his department. >> i spoke and they are willing to do something even they don't think they did anything wrong but willing to walk away but are willing to walk away. >> murdoch and son james and rebecca brooks chief executive of the news corp will also be testifying this morning. it's an inquiry into police mediation and possible corruption. >> the state shuttle has left the space station for the last time. the crew of four are due back to earth on thursday morning. it left them with a xhem rat ra active shuttle model and u.s. flag that has flew on first shuttle mission back in 1981. it will mark the end of nasa's 30-year shuttle program. >> heat wave is likely to spread misery to the east coast. 17 states have watches and advisories posted from the texas to the dakotas. it's not a dry heat. >> much of the sheet centered over areas still drying
news of the world tabloid. second top police officer scotland yard resigned today over his involvement in the scandal. despite weekend arrest former news of the world editor rebecca brooks will testify before british lawmakers tomorrow. former boss rupert murdoch and son james also appear before the parliament committee. >> back here borders could start shutting down the remaining stores as soon as friday putting more than 10,000 people out of work. earlier this year the book seller shut down 200 stores including this one in alameda. border filed for bankruptcy protection in february but creditor objected to a two 15 million dollar bid to buy the book seller. chain they said would be worth more if it was liquidated. borders is seeking court approval to close 400 stores including 6 in the bay area. the company was hurt by tough competition from on line book sellers as well as discount retailers. >>> state has given amazon okay for voter referendum to kill california 3 week old huh requiring the company to collect sales taxes from customers. amazon insists that the law will hurt t
the head of england's mighty scotland yard, resigned. and, now, a powerful father has to try to protect his son. here is abc's jeffrey kofman. >> reporter: just because they own tv networks doesn't mean the murdochs, father and son, like being on them. but, tomorrow, rupert and james murdoch will be stars of their own version of "dynasty," as they are grilled live by outraged british politicians. >> he worries not just about the company he built -- he didn't inherit this company, he built it. and he's also got to worry about his children, who he assumed would -- and wanted to succeed him. >> reporter: that is looking increasingly unlikely. james murdoch was being groomed to take over from his 80-year-old dad. but he could now face criminal charges. he admits paying two high-profile victims of his newspapers illegal hacking $1 million to keep quiet. >> there was a particular settlement that i authorized, and i've said was made with information that was incomplete. >> reporter: this scandal is nothing less than an earthquake, sending tremors to the highest levels of power in britain. the peop
not consider this discuss pishus. one day after the head of scotland yard resigned hi top deputy followed him out of the door. news korp owner and his son are scheduled to testify before the parliament tomorrow. >> and it's happened again. a large dust storm sweeping through phoenix now for the second time in just the last few weeks. the cloud blanketed the region push bid up to 50 miles per hour winds. it's fascinating to take a look at. strange, too. some experts are warning of potential health risks. doctors say it can trigger valley fever. and you can see and understand why. >> and no relief in sight for millions of dollars baking in heat across the country. heat advisories are now posted in 17 states from texas to ohio and minnesota. several fans of the baseball game had to be treated for heat exhaustion. in all, temperatures topped 100 degrees in five states today with humidity making it feel hotter. >> it's muggy. and this 72-year-old is going into that water, honey. >> the combination is dangerous. and heat is the number one weather-related killer in the u.s.. officials are urging peo
rupert murdoch has gone already for two hours. paul stephenson the chief of scotland yard resigned. he testified that 10 of 45 officers metropolitan police force are former employees of news international. he thought he needed to step down. >> i have spoken to many police officers since my resignation. and they are willing to do something even though they didn't do anything wrong but willing to walk away when it might interfere with their discharge of duties. >> again, he is expected to testify shortly. his son and rebecca brooks will also appear for questioning today. >> space shuttle atlantis has left the international space station for the last time. they undocked from the space station late last night, the crew of four are due back on earth sunday morning, they left behind a year's worth of supplies and left the crew with a commemorative shuttle model and u.s. flag that flew on the space shuttle mission in 1981. >>> we were talking last week about it heated up a bit, now, mike? >> he is making us wait, a little step at a time there. >> definitely, baby steps as we talked about and
the chief of scotland yard who ho resigned over the scandal. his second in command an assistant police chief resigned yesterday. he said he did nothing wrong but thought he needed to resign. >> even though they don't feel they did anything wrong but willing to walk away when it might interfere with their discharge of duties. >> murdoch, son james and rebecca brooks, former chief of executive of the newspaper operations will be telephoning this morning about an hour from now. they announced an inquiry into police media relations and possible corruption. >> the spais shuttle left the international space station for the last time. the crew of four are due back on earth thursday morning, left behind a year's worth of supplies and left the space station crew with a shuttle model and u.s. flags that flew on the first shuttle mission. it will mark the end of nasa's 30-year shuttle program. >> heat wave gripping the midwest is likely to spread to the east coast. 17 states have watches and voices posted. and it's not a dry heat. >> much of the heat is centered over areas still drying out after massiv
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